Rocklin has a general population of 36,330 and an overall student population of 21,266. Approximately 20,688 of Rocklin's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Rocklin, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Sierra College. In 2010, Sierra College graduated approximately 8 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an engineering degree in Rocklin. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,254 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rocklin engineering schools was an average of $16,670 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,222 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Rocklin-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,290.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Rocklin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 engineers in California were working in the greater Rocklin area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Rocklin will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Rocklin is $101,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.